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Japan ministers visit controversial shrine on WWII anniversary

Tokyo, Japan: Three Japanese cabinet ministers visited a shrine seen by neighboring countries as a symbol of Tokyo's past militarism on Sunday, the anniversary...

Japan rice field art marks Tokyo Olympics

Gyoda, Japan: From the ground, there's not much to distinguish the rice stalks in a field in Japan's Gyoda. It's only seen from above...

Japan expands virus emergency one week into Olympics

Tokyo, Japan: Japan on Friday extended a virus state of emergency in Tokyo and expanded the measure to four more regions as it battles...

‘Every kid plays’ – Japan’s sheer love for baseball

Tokyo, Japan: Every spring and summer, baseball fever hits Japan. But it's not a professional league keeping people glued to their screens -- it's...

Japan’s Osaka sweeps into third round at Olympics

Tokyo, Japan: Home favorite Naomi Osaka stepped up her quest for Olympic gold on Monday as she eased into the third round of the...

Nissan saga: Japan court jails US duo over Ghosn escape

Tokyo, Japan: An American father-son duo who helped former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn flee Japan was sentenced to 20 months and two years in...

Japan forest dazzle in digital art show

Tokyo, Japan: A cascading waterfall made entirely of light pours onto a rock while azalea trees are illuminated in a glowing ripple at a...

Japan’s Hokkaido region bans fans at Olympic football matches

Tokyo, Japan: Japan's northern Hokkaido region has decided to ban spectators at the Olympic football matches hosted in the area, expanding unprecedented steps to...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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